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Irene M. Twohig

Obituary for Irene M. Twohig

April 9, 1926 - October 29, 2019
Lakewood, Ohio | Age 93

Loving Mother and Grandmother


Irene M. Twohig (nee Suntala), age 93 of Fairview Park, passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Beloved wife of the late James; loving mother of Nancy Douthwaite (Wally, deceased), Peggy Twohig (Harry Wise), and Diane Black (Charles); devoted grandmother of Laurel and Christine Douthwaite, and Claire and Erin Black; dear sister of the late Mildred Spiller (Frank, deceased). Irene graduated from Miami University of Ohio, where she met her husband, James, of 52 years. She had a passion for music, and for many years was a member of the West Shore Chorale and the choir at the Church of the Redeemer. Irene worked as an administrative assistant, retiring from Goulds Pumps in 1991. She loved cooking and entertaining for family and friends as well as traveling all over the world with Jim. She also loved spending time at the family's summer cottage on the shores of Lake Erie, near where she spent her summers growing up. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to Church of the Redeemer or the West Shore Chorale, PO Box 770765, Lakewood, OH 44107-0036. Memorial service at 11 am on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at Church of the Redeemer, 23500 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake, OH 44145. 440-333-9774

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  • Church of the Redeemer
    23500 Center Ridge Road
    Westlake, OH 44145
  • West Shore Chorale
    P.O. Box 770765
    Lakewood, OH 44145

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Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

21369 Center Ridge Road
Fairview Park, OH 44116
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